Current Research Projects

Principal Investigator

Religious Racism and Resistance Among the Vodou Community in the United States

Funder: Henry Luce Foundation (via Dr. Danielle Boaz)

  • Awarded a $1,000 grant as a participant in the Community Project to Prevent Discrimination and Violence Against Black and African Religions, University of North Carolina, Charlotte

  • Design items for an online survey and questions for age-based focus groups

  • Facilitate survey distribution, focus groups, and written analysis of data

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Principal Investigator

Embodied Memories of the Bay: Narratives of African Diasporic Religious Communities

Funder: Henry Luce Foundation (via The Crossroads Project)

  • Awarded a $10,000 Community Stories Fellowship from the Crossroads Project

  • Designed and conduct all data collection for an arts-based, relational narrative case study to explore how adult and youth members of African diasporic religions navigate dynamic and hyperlocal understandings of race, nation, religion, gender, and privilege in the Bay area of California.

  • Wanna participate? Complete the Interest Survey!

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Research Collaborator 

Collaborative Research: Linguistic Production, Perception, and Identity in the Career Mobility of Black Faculty in Linguistics and the Language Sciences

Funder: National Science Foundation (#2126405)

  • Attend monthly focus groups and professional learning workshops

  • Support research and editing of the Talking Faculty book

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